MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

August 23, 2013

Deaths 08.23.13


— LOCAL

BROWN, James Edward, 76, Georgia-Pacific machine operator, died Sunday. Services 11 a.m. today, Central Missionary Baptist Church, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors.

EMERY, Bobbye, 78, retired, died Saturday. Services 10 a.m. Friday, Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

HOLMES, Eddie J., 45, laborer, died Tuesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

HOWARD, LaDonna S., 71, retired Hilldale Elementary School, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

MORRIS, Mary Shasta, 81, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Seventh-day Adventist Church, Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home.

QUINN, Donna Marie, 61, retired, died Saturday. Services 12:30 p.m. today, Bradley Belltower Chapel, Bradley Funeral Service of Muskogee.

SESSIONS, Martha (Lackey), 79, homemaker, died Monday. Services 11 a.m. today, First Baptist Church Chapel, Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory.

WRIGHT, Dr. James C., 86, died Thursday. Services pending, Foster-Petering Funeral Home.

AREA

CHECOTAH — JERVIS, Medra, 80, homemaker, died Wednesday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

CHECOTAH — SISCO, Jessie “Corkey,” 64, homemaker, died Monday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.

COOKSON — FOURKILLER, Katherine M., 98, teacher, died Wednesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel, Stilwell, Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell.

EUFAULA — GRAY, Cody E., 20, welder, died Aug. 17. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, North Fork Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

EUFAULA — HENSON, Rocky D. “Rock Dog,” 41, plumbing business, died Aug. 12. Services 11 a.m. today, Lindsey Chapel Church, Checotah Funeral & Cremation Service.

HASKELL — LaFERRY, Leonard B., 89, LaFerry’s Propane, died Thursday. Services pending, Dowdy Funeral Home, Haskell.

PORUM — GOODNER, Mark V., 47, retired police officer, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Mallory Chapel, Stigler, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

PORUM — MOORE, Rondal, 83, retired Stark Brothers Nursery foreman, died Wednesday. Services 2:30 p.m. today, Whitefield Baptist Church, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler.

TAHLEQUAH — BREWSTER, Thelma Mae, 71, homemaker, died Aug. 15. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

WARNER — JOHNSTON, James Lealon, 84, retired Muskogee County deputy sheriff, died Wednesday. Services pending, Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Checotah.



LOCAL TIES

DENVER, Colo. — ASHBRENER, Gale Anne, 57, Kaiser Permanente system analyst, died July 18. Services 11 a.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church, Wagoner, Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner.

KINTA — DUNHAM, Gail F., 66, contractor/home builder, died Thursday. Services 10 a.m. Monday, Kinta First Baptist Church, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

LIBERTY — GEORGE, Larry Eugene, 65, rancher/farmer, died Tuesday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Liberty Assembly of God Church, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Muldrow.

MULDROW — THORNELL, Lakelyn Abbagail, 1, died Wednesday. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

ROLAND — WARREN, Geraldine Jacqueline, 89, died Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. today, U.S. National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark., Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.

ROSE HILL — SHIPMAN, Danny, 64, truck driver, died Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Monday, Stigler City Cemetery, King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

STIDHAM — LAUGHLIN, Josh L., 20, Mission Acre assistant manager, died Aug. 17. Services 11 a.m. Saturday, North Fork Baptist Church, Eufaula, Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory, Eufaula.

STIGLER — SHARP, Bill, 85, retired truck driver, died Tuesday. Services pending, Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Stigler.

TULSA — BARNETT, Leon W., 97, construction worker, died Wednesday. Visitation 1 to 7 p.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Dyer Chapel, Tulsa, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — GOFF, Brandon, 24, student, died Wednesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — HUTSON, Barney Lee, 75, truck driver, died Wednesday. Services pending, Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah.

TULSA — PALMER, Angela (Kim), 52, clerical worker, died Aug. 16. Services 2 p.m. today, Greater Cornerstone Baptist Church, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

TULSA — VALENTINE, Liza, 52, died Tuesday. Services pending, Keith D. Biglow Funeral Directors, Tulsa Chapel.

TULSA — WALTON, Hurldine F., 77, nursing assistant, died Sunday. Visitation  1 to 7 p.m. today, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa. Services 1 p.m. Saturday, Shiloh Baptist Church, Dyer Memorial Chapel, Tulsa.

VIAN — WOLFE, Gweneth Pauline, 99, seamstress/homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending, Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw.



SERVICES TODAY

ADAIR, Lincoln L., 10 a.m., Cornerstone Fellowship. (Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Tahlequah)

BOWEN, Rose E., 10 a.m., Oak Leaf Room, Quinton Chapel. (Hunn & Black Funeral Home, Quinton)

EMERY, Bobbye J., 10 a.m., Fort Gibson National Cemetery. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service)

HENSON, Rocky Sr. “Rock Dog,” 11 a.m., Lindsey Chapel Church, Eufaula. (Checotah Funeral and Cremation Service)

MOORE, Rondal, 2:30 p.m., Whitefield Baptist Church. (Mallory-Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stigler)

POINDEXTER, Ira, 2 p.m., Agent Mallory-Martin Chapel, Sallisaw. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)

QUINN, Donna M., 12:30 p.m., Bradley Belltower Chapel. (Bradley Family Funeral and Cremation Service)

SESSIONS, Martha (Lackey), 11 a.m., First Baptist Church Chapel. (Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory)

WARREN, Geraldine Jacqueline, 10 a.m., U.S. National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark. (Agent Mallory-Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw)